Southern Illinois University School of Medicine Office of Public Affairs

Carter 5k A multidisciplinary group identifies and helps hospital super-utilizers. Real-time simulation raises the bar for teaching. Collaborative keeps Enos Park residents from falling through the health care cracks Dr. Tracey Smith finds happiness in teaching others how to be healthy. Sixty-seven fourth-year medical students received their residency matches.


John Sutyak, MD, FACS
Dr. John Sutyak Receives Humanitarian Award

The award is given to the candidate(s) who best exemplifies service to human welfare through non-paid community service that betters the lives and health of her/his fellow man and the world around her/him. More

Dr. Jerry Kruse Dr. Jerry Kruse Honored By National Family Medicine Organization

The award honors an STFM member for outstanding work in political advocacy at the local, state or national level. More

SIU expands Telehealth Clinics at Franklin Hospital
SIU expands Telehealth Clinics at Franklin Hospital

Patients can visit Springfield-area medical providers using videoconferencing technology at Franklin Hospital instead of having to travel to Springfield.More

Memory and Aging Network
The SIU School of Medicine's Memory and Aging Network needs your help!

Southern Illinois University School of Medicine’s Memory and Aging Network will close unless it can raise $500,000 by May 31.View Video

Match Day Match Day 2016

Senior medical students in the graduating Class of 2016 at Southern Illinois University School of Medicine received results from the National Resident Matching Program. More

Student Portraits 2016
Skin Cancer Screening CRC Screening 2016 Teaching and Learning Junaia Carter 5K MOSAIC Moms

Healthy Dose Blog

"The physician assistant will see you now"

Increasing the number of physician assistants (PA) and nurse practitioners (NP) could alleviate the physician shortage, according to the Depat. of Health and Human Services.More

The zika virus: Should you be worried?

The Zika virus has made headlines in Mexico, Central and South America, the Caribbean and Pacific Islands. Reports say that Illinoisans should also take precautions.More

High blood pressure: Treatment and prevention

Many, though not all, individuals with hypertension have symptoms linked to their elevated blood pressure, including fatigue, headaches and chest pain.More

You: It's what's for dinner

Many ticks, including the American dog tick as well as the deer tick which causes Lyme disease, are most active April through June.More

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